INTERNATIONAL LAW: Canada’s Non-compliance with the Convention against Torture

Review of Canada’s compliance with the Convention against Torture by the Committee Against Torture, May 21-22, 2012 in Geneva

Reports filed by Canadian groups: Lawyers against the War, Canadian Centre for International Justice (jointly with the New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights), Civil Liberties Monitoring Group and Amnesty International Canada

o   Canada – Briefing to the Committee against Torture on the Omar Khadr case from Lawyers Rights Watch Canada & Civil Liberties Monitoring Group

o   Canada – Briefing to the Committee against Torture: Canada’s failure to bar or arrest George W. Bush for torture from Lawyers against the War

o   Submission of The Center For Constitutional Rights and The Canadian Centre for International Justice to The Committee Against Torture on The Examination of The Sixth Periodic Report of Canada: The Case of George W. Bush and Canada’s Violation of its Obligations under the Convention against Torture Committee against Torture 48th Session 7 May

o   Canada /USA – Visit to Canada of Former US President George W. Bush and

Canadian Obligations under International Law Amnesty International Memorandum to the Canadian Authorities

The Committee’s review of Canada, which is scheduled to take place May 21-22 in Geneva, can be watched live at: 

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